Heavy monsoon rains since the beginning of June this year has caused severe flooding in five states in Myanmar, damaging 4,000 homes and several bridges.
On 1 July, heavy rain started across the country, causing flooding and landslides in Rakhine, Sagaing and Kachin. The Rakhine State Government reported thatv more than 24,306 people were displaced.
With Muslim Aid’s presence on the ground, the delivery of aid for people affected by the disaster has been fast and effective . A total of 2,700 hygiene kits, 1,485 rice sacks were distributed to the flood affected people. Plans are also underway to repair buildings, houses and sanitation facilities. MA are also looking into cleaning water resources and providing livelihood programmes to get people back on their feet.